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Virtual Kinship Support and Education Groups

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

Our Kinship Support and Education Groups are open to all kinship caregivers- those caring for a relative’s or friend’s child.  We offer both virtual and in-person group sessions.  Virtual sessions occur the first and third Friday of every month, while the in-person sessions take place the first Saturday of every month. Join us when you can…

Parenting When Trauma Derails Development

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

Parenting when Trauma derails child development: Let's talk about parenting strategies to get back on track. Often times, foster and adopted children have experienced some trauma during their young lives. This webinar will provide a basic understanding of brain development and what happens to development when children do experience trauma. We will review key development…

Free

Foster Care and Education Classes – Online

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

The online track is best suited for individuals who want flexibility, have limited business hour availability, and/or those who prefer virtual learning. Couples may complete their education together or pursue it separately. Either way, each participant must attend the entirety of their chosen track. In this track, you will complete your education over a four-week…

Attachment – Why is it Important?

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

Attachment is the foundation of human development that is essential to the development of trust. Trust allows us to move forward in developing the skills we need to travel through life. This class will discuss the attachment cycle, how trust develops and the importance of this basic interaction. We will look at attachment on a…

[FosterEd] ADHD: Developing Greater Understanding for More Effective Strategies

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

This workshop will increase participants' knowledge of ADHD including what it is and how ADHD can present for different people.  Through developing a greater understanding, methods and strategies for supporting individuals with ADHD can be cultivated and fine-tuned. Kelly Pieper is a therapist, supervisor, and consultant in the Twin Cities area.  She has 10+ years of…

Free

Parents of Adopted Adults Support Group

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

A support group for individuals who have an adult (18+) child adopted through any type of adoption (infant, international, foster care adoption). Sessions will be held online. Parents from any placing agency/county are welcome to attend.  While each story is unique, we recognize that there are many core similarities that adoption weaves into life experiences.…

[FosterEd] Concurrent Planning and the Children/Youth We Care For

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

Concurrent planning simply means that two plans are being worked on at the same time. This approach emphasizes reunification and establishes an alternative permanency plan if a child cannot return home. In this presentation we will explore the history of concurrent planning, why we do it and why it is important. Keatha McLeod has been…

Free

Virtual Kinship Support and Education Groups

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

Our Kinship Support and Education Groups are open to all kinship caregivers- those caring for a relative’s or friend’s child.  We offer both virtual and in-person group sessions.  Virtual sessions occur the first and third Friday of every month, while the in-person sessions take place the first Saturday of every month. Join us when you can…

Children’s Home and LSS Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

Children’s Home and LSS welcome you to attend this free meeting to learn about fostering and adopting children from within the Minnesota foster care system. This orientation will provide an overview of the process and address details such as children served, timelines, fees (spoiler: there are practically none!), licensing requirements, and more. Along with completing…

Free
Event Series Share and Support Group

Share and Support Group

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

Support Groups are an excellent tool where families are able to share experiences and encourage each other in a confidential, non-judgmental setting.  Support Groups are facilitated by North Homes case managers, with years of experience in both adoption and foster care fields.  It is an opportune time for families to network, problem solve, and gather…

Free
Event Series Share and Support Group

Share and Support Group

- Online Webinar/Training, Support Group, or Meeting MN, United States

Support Groups are an excellent tool where families are able to share experiences and encourage each other in a confidential, non-judgmental setting.  Support Groups are facilitated by North Homes case managers, with years of experience in both adoption and foster care fields.  It is an opportune time for families to network, problem solve and gather…

Free
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